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Mobile communications company Viber acquired by Rakuten for $900m

Viber Media, Inc. is a messaging and Internet Protocol (IP) based telephone service that is accessible from popular mobile devices and smartphones vis-a-vis the Viber mobile app. The apps, once downloaded, allows people to dial landline/mobile phones Internationally over the phone’s wifi or data connection to strike conversations leveraging Viber’s high quality network. It’s customers…

Skype for Android(tm) Now Available

Skype for Android(tm) now available and supports Android 2.1. Smart phone users globally will now be able to experience the benefits of Skype on the move using either a WiFi or mobile data connection (GPRS, EDGE or 3G) In the US, Skype for Android works over WiFi only. Skype for Android is not available in China and Japan at this moment.

Goober Networks offering free iphone apps for the iPhone and iPod touch

Goober Networks announces goober VoIP and goober, an Instant Messenger, both free iphone apps for the iPhone and iPod touch. Goober VoIP for the iPhone calims to save up to 90% on mobile VoIP calls and runs over WiFi and 3G Networks; a separate iPhone app called ‘goober,’ provides free Instant Messaging and Chatting.